About Us

We are a law and consulting company that helps investors get Cyprus permanent residence to live by the sea, do business in the EU, benefit from tax incentives, and apply for citizenship in five years.

About Us

5 reasons to get permanent residence in Cyprus

The Cypriot law allows wealthy foreigners to become permanent residents by investing at least €300,000 in real estate, units of investment funds or securities of local companies. An investor can obtain permanent residency with a family, including a spouse, children under 25 and spouses' parents.

  • 1

    Residency for life

    Permanent residence is a life-long status; thus, you don’t have to extend it like a residence permit. Children under 18 become permanent residents with the investor, and newborns inherit the status.

  • 2

    Citizenship in 5 years

    If permanent residence is maintained for five years, its holder can apply for a passport. Cyprus allows dual citizenship, and the country’s passport provides visa-free entry to 178 states and territories.

  • 3

    Tax optimisation

    An investor can start a business or open a branch of an international company in Cyprus. The corporate tax will be levied at the lowest rate in the EU — 12,5%.

  • 4

    Access to European banks

    A Cypriot permanent resident can open accounts, keep savings, take out loans and cut transactional costs by using the services of European banks.

  • 5

    Simplified ways to get a Schengen visa

    Permanent residence helps to get a Schengen or US visa quickly by applying to consulates in Cyprus.

Official representative in Cyprus

Immigrant Invest is an official representative of the Cyprus Golden Visa Program. We help investors obtain permanent residence, select and buy real estate, open a bank account, and register tax residency in Cyprus.

99% of successful cases

Due Diligence of each applicant is the basis of all approved applications from our clients and the minimisation of the rejection risks to 1%. Our Compliance Department conducts a preliminary check before applying for Cyprus permanent residence.

Legal support

We accompany our clients throughout the process, from the first consultation and setting up the goals to Due Diligence, applying for and obtaining permanent residence and maintaining the status.

Elena Ruda

Elena Ruda,

Chief Development Officer in Immigrant Invest, lawyer

Due Diligence is a crucial stage of any investment program.

Immigrant Invest is one of the few companies in the industry with an in-house Compliance Department conducting a preliminary Due Diligence check.

Immigrant Invest experts

Our team includes 40 specialists united by the same goal — to find the best solution for the client, considering their tasks.

Immigrant Invest’s lawyers are members of IMC, an international association for investment migration. Besides, we have in-house certified Anti Money Laundering Officers.

Learn more about the updates and changes to the Cyprus Golden Visa Program and the nuances of starting a business, choosing a university or living in the country from expert articles in our blog.

All ways to obtain Cyprus citizenship

Citizenship

All ways to obtain Cyprus citizenship

There used to be four ways a foreigner could become a Cypriot citizen: descent, marriage, naturalisation, and investment. However, Cyprus citizenship by investment is no longer available as a direct path to the country’s passport: the CBI program was closed in 2020.Naturalisation based on legal residing is the most common way to get a Cyprus passport. To qualify, a foreigner must accumulate a total stay of 7 years, or 2556 days. But some options cut the term to 5 years, including obtaining permanent residence by investment.

Obtaining Cyprus permanent residence by investment: all options and step-by-step guide

Permanent Residency

Obtaining Cyprus permanent residence by investment: all options and step-by-step guide

Guide to Healthcare in Cyprus

Healthcare

Guide to Healthcare in Cyprus

Property prices in Cyprus: what expenses to expect

Real estate

Property prices in Cyprus: what expenses to expect

Cyprus mortgage for expats: a complete guide with rates, terms, and risks

Real estate

Cyprus mortgage for expats: a complete guide with rates, terms, and risks

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Let’s discuss the details

We will develop an individual solution, select a country and status that will solve your problems, and accompany the entire process.

Zlata Erlach
Zlata Erlach

Head of the Austrian office

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